|Ati Vishist Seva Medal|
|Wg Cdr||Krishan Kumar Badhwar 4669 F(P)||Unit : No.35 Squadron||Award Date 26 Jan 72||Announced 26 Jan 72|
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Wing Commander Krishan Kumar Badhwar was commissioned in the Flying Branch of the Indian Air Force in January, 1954. Initially, he served in fighter and fighter bomber squadrons, and then, after successfully completing a course at the Flying Instructors School, he served as a flying instructor at the erstwhile Air Force Flying College. In 1964, he converted on to jet bombers, and thereafter served in a Canberra bomber squadron. He also served in a ground appointment at a major bomber base. At present, he is the Commander of a Canberra bomber squadron. He reorganised the work of the ground staff so that they could give effective support to the flying crew. Simultaneously, he implemented a rigorous training schedule for his aircrew, for bringing them to the highest peak of efficiency. During the recent operations against Pakistan the bombers of his squadron carried out devastating raids against the enemy's war potential. He took part in every one of the operational missions entrusted to his squadron.
Throughout, Wing Commander Krishan Kumar Badhwar rendered distinguished service of an exceptional order.
|Reference:||Gazette of India Notification Dated : 26 Jan 1972 Number:|